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influential

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinfluentialin‧flu‧en‧tial /ˌɪnfluˈenʃəl◂/ ●●○ adjective 🔊 🔊 EFFECT/INFLUENCEPOWERhaving a lot of influence and therefore changing the way people think and behave 🔊 He had influential friends.influential in 🔊 Dewey was influential in shaping economic policy. 🔊 a highly influential art magazinesee thesaurus at powerful
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influentialIt is a highly influential art magazine that is widely read by dealers.Her uncle is a rich and influential businessman.The program has gained the support of several influential businessmen.an influential film criticAlthough she was not a professional politician, her views were influential in shaping government policy.Various groups were influential in shaping public policy.a highly influential member of Hong Kong's banking communityShe is probably the most influential member of the finance committee.Marx was clearly the most influential of all the socialist writers.Jacobson's one of the most influential people in New York.an influential religious leaderGalbraith was a highly influential writer on economic affairs.highly influentialThe ie has ceased to exist as a legal entity, but the family unit has remained highly influential.Marxist - Leninist ideas became highly influential among the intelligentsia in the 1920s and have remained so ever since.In this respect no figure is more characteristic of the twentieth century than the highly influential economist John Maynard Keynes.Through the Pattens, Joe met many new friends, some highly influential, others merely famous.
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